The Public Policy Center hosted a legislative workshop on genetics issues on April 20, 2000 from noon to 4:15 p.m. at the Nebraska Center for Continuing Education (33rd and Holdredge St., Lincoln, NE). The workshop was for Nebraska State Senators and their staff, as well as members of the Nebraska Governor’s Commission on Human Genetic […]
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In 1996, Nebraska native Tom Sorensen approached Dean Brian Foster of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to discuss three problems that troubled him, and continue to trouble people today. The first, as Dr. Sorensen described it, is the paucity of public discussion of policy issues with a dominance of […]
NET and the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center convened a statewide series of discussions focusing on creating pathways to the successful treatment of depression in communities across Nebraska. The objective of the summit was for Nebraskans to dialogue with each other, and with experts, about what communities can do to plan for and create […]
Ensuring Health and Financial Security for All: Can We Identify Reasonable Solutions to These American Challenges?
On Thursday, October 9, 2008, Senators Hagel and Kerrey spoke candidly about the United States’ struggle to reform health care and looking forward to what must be done to ensure health care for all. This free event was proudly sponsored by AARP, Prairie Fire and the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center.
Center researchers set out to learn about consumer’s knowledge of genetically modified foods and to determine the relationship between knowledge and willingness to purchase and eat genetically modified foods. In addition, a deliberative discussion was held.
By the People was a project that incorporated discussion, linkages, and community involvement from Nebraska into a nationwide conversation about America’s role in the world and its relevance to local concerns. 2007 Dialogues in Democracy 2006 Your Water 2005 State of Education 2004 America in the World October Deliberation Day
PPC researchers can provide a schedule of training and consultation that enhance the behavioral health and human services fields and respond to requests for education of clinical supervisors that support evidence based practice. Training and consultation are focused on these main areas: Clinical Supervision Foundations (CSF) – This course is a two day research based curriculum […]
Stromer-Galley, J., Muhlberger, P., & Webb, N. (2010). Deliberative E-Rulemaking Decision Facilitation: Challenges to Enacting Real World Deliberation. In Proceedings of the Online Deliberation Conference. Leeds, U.K., 232-239.
Automated Extraction of Mental Models from Obama’s and McCain’s Campaign Speeches: A Natural Language Processing and Statistical Approach
Muhlberger, P., & Zhang, W. (2008b). Automated Extraction of Mental Models from Obama’s and McCain’s Campaign Speeches: A Natural Language Processing and Statistical Approach. Presented at the Midwest Association of Public Opinion Researchers, Chicago, IL.
The Deliberative E-Rulemaking Project (DeER): Improving Federal Agency Rulemaking Via Natural Language Processing and Citizen Dialogue
Muhlberger, P., Webb, N., & Stromer-Galley, J. (2008a). The Deliberative E-Rulemaking Project (DeER): Improving Federal Agency Rulemaking Via Natural Language Processing and Citizen Dialogue. ACM International Conference Proceeding Series: Proceedings of the 9th Annual International Digital Government Research Conference, DG.O 2008, 289, 403–404.